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Standing human effigy

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Hand-modeled, standing human figure with outstretched right arm and wearing a broad headdress with three circular attachments. Fire-clouding on front, carbon deposits on back of figurine.

Provenance

Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers

Teotihuacan, Late Preclassic to Early Classic periods, 100 B.C.–A.D. 300

Object Place

Central Highlands, México

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 6.8 x 4.5 cm (3 7/8 x 2 11/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1993.754

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines